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New Partnership Announcement

The latest from juvosolutions Twitter feed: We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Care of Sweden who focuses on helping to prevent and trea… http://bit.ly/2pWUaVw http://bit.ly/2pWUaVw http://twitter.com/juvosolutions/status/859688691110821892

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Hospital Trends

Guidelines For Preventing Surgical Site Infections Are Updated

The guidelines detail the latest evidence for the measures that patients, surgeons and hospitals can do to prevent infections, such as quitting smoking (recommended), shaving the surgical site (not recommended, unless hair interferes with surgery), and showering after surgery (does not increase risk of infections). The guidelines, published in the Journal of the American College… Continue reading Guidelines For Preventing Surgical Site Infections Are Updated

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Innovative Imaging And Surgery Treats Lymph Condition In Adults

The researchers developed new imaging tools and a minimally invasive catheterization technique to treat a form of plastic bronchitis caused when abnormally circulating lymphatic fluid dries into solid casts. "In some cases, the cause of this condition is unknown, but this new study suggests that most adult patients with plastic bronchitis have abnormal pulmonary flow… Continue reading Innovative Imaging And Surgery Treats Lymph Condition In Adults

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Podcast: Gaps and opportunities in women’s health and entrepreneurship

Podcast Ep. 5: Gender parity in digital health remains a huge issue. It’s not due to lack of attention. Only 9% of companies funded in 2016 had a woman CEO—down from the already dismal 11% in 2015. How are women entrepreneurs navigating this environment and what gaps and opportunities do they see in women’s health?… Continue reading Podcast: Gaps and opportunities in women’s health and entrepreneurship

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As U.S. Scrutinizes Joint Replacements, Study Finds No Way To Predict Risk

To compel hospitals to do better, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) program in April 2016, which penalizes hospitals for readmission of joint replacement patients within 90 days. But a new study finds that CMS and care providers lack the predictive models needed to assess… Continue reading As U.S. Scrutinizes Joint Replacements, Study Finds No Way To Predict Risk